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  • VW Fuel Efficency

    September 25, 2015

    VW Fuel Efficency

    Volkswagen's Rapid and Unforeseen Fall From Grace   On September 18th, 2015, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a Notice of Violation of the Clean Air Act to Volkswagen AG, Audi AG, and Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (collectively known as and referred to herein as Volkswagen). The State of California separately issued an In-Use Compliance letter to Volkswagen as investigations were launched by both ...read more

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  • Expected Legislation in 2014 Related to Transportation

    December 28, 2013

    The year 2013 was a challenging one for the transport authorities to say the least. As 2014 kicks off, The U.S. Department of Transportation is already gearing itself to set out legislation that will make the transport sector safer and more efficient. Other stakeholders including the lawmakers, US Chamber of Commerce have also weighed in with ideas they would like formulated to policies. Here are ...read more

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  • The Truth About Red Light Cameras?

    August 30, 2013

    Do you have red light cameras in your town? And if so, would you say they've made driving in your area safer? According to The Coral Springer that answer is a resounding no. In their piece, “Smile: You're On Rip-Off Camera!” they cite a 2005 Virginia Department of Transportation study (among other sources) which found that red light cameras actually increased the number of accidents ...read more

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  • Volkswagen Up!

    November 15, 2011

    Volkswagen Up!

    Volkswagen has created a model under the name of Volkswagen Up! to feature several options under one model in order to market to a diverse customer base. The Four-Seater-Up! is featured in a two door with three and five door options to market to families who tend to purchase SUV vehicles. The engine will be available with either a 59 or 74-horsepower and will also ...read more

    Posted in Buying a Car, Car Hauler, Laws, Regulations, Tips and Advice, Vehicle Transportation | 8 Comments »

  • GM Partners with Costco

    November 08, 2011

    GM Partners with Costco

    General Motors  has paired up with Costco to provide its members with an exclusive deal. Certain Chevy and GM trucks will be able to be purchased at a special price through select dealers for Costco members. The trucks will be priced at employee-discounted prices. This offer is an important and innovative way to encourage American made automakers the opportunity to sell vehicles during this economic ...read more

    Posted in Buying a Car, Car Hauler, Car Shipping, Laws, Regulations | 54 Comments »

  • Outsourcing the Production of Cars

    November 01, 2011

    Outsourcing the Production of Cars

    Recently Lexus carmakers in an interview stated that it is important to identify the fact that Lexus is a Japanese made vehicle but began in the United States. Similar situations have and continue to happen in regards to vehicle production. Pros to Outsourcing Decreased Costs – It becomes cheaper for the automaker to make overseas and shipping rates have dropped and continue to drop. Automobiles become cheaper for ...read more

    Posted in Auto Carriers, Auto Transporters, Buying a Car, Car Hauler, Laws, Vehicle Transportation | 10 Comments »

  • Tire Treads

    October 25, 2011

    Tire Treads

    When tire treads wear down, the performance in in-acclimate weather (rain or snow) decreases and it becomes difficult to maneuver your vehicle accurately. Most states within the United States have a law that states tires are worn down to 2/32” of tread left in depth are no longer safe or useable. It is possible to measure your vehicle’s tire tread remaining with US coins; pennies ...read more

    Posted in Auto Carriers, Buying a Car, Car Hauler, Laws, Regulations, Safety, Tips and Advice | 1 Comment »

  • Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid

    October 11, 2011

    Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid

    The completely electric Toyota Prius vehicle was recently unveiled. This Prius can maintain 62mph for 15miles until the gas engine will automatically begin. The 15 miles is perfect for everyday short drives. This Toyota car also is said to have LED headlights, backup camera, and illuminated charging port Another advantage to this Prius is the fast charging time. The battery can be fully charged in ...read more

    Posted in Buying a Car, Car Hauler, Car Shipping, Laws, Regulations, Safety, Tips and Advice, Vehicle Transportation | 1 Comment »

  • Porsche 918 Spyder Hybrid

    September 22, 2011

    Porsche 918 Spyder Hybrid

    Porsche has set the bar in the design plug-in, hybrid cars with its 918 Spyder. Features 0-60mph in 3.1 seconds. 199mph top speed. 718 hp. All wheel drive. 7-speed twin-clutch gearbox. Carbon fiber-reinforced plastic. Electric motors mounted on the front and rear axels. Production is set to begin on September 18, 2013. If you have an interest in shipping your vehicle internationally we can assist you with any of your car shipping needs.read more

    Posted in Buying a Car, Car Shipping, Laws, Regulations, Safety, Vehicle Transportation | 3 Comments »

  • Shipping A Car – The Insurance Question You Must Contemplate

    November 30, 2010

    Shipping a car from one destination to another is surprisingly common these days given the lack of time most of us have to just jump in the car and drive it somewhere. The process is fairly simple, but that doesn't mean issues can pop up. One is insurance and who, specifically, will cover any damage to the car. Before we discuss this question, one thing should ...read more

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